Environmental Policy Specific news releases regarding domestic and international environmental policies are included in this section. Stories will focus on general interest topics, as well as targeted policy concerns and environmental programs.

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13 May, 2019, 12:42 BST Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa of Morocco, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra, African Wildlife Foundation CEO Kaddu Sebunya Among Newest Members of Earth Day Network's Global Advisory Committee

An influential group of international leaders including former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry; Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa of...


06 May, 2019, 12:00 BST Global Assessment Of The State Of Nature Shows Urgent Action Needed To Protect Both People And Planet

A new report years in the making was issued today by 150 of the world's leading scientists, painting a grim picture of the state of the planet's...


30 Apr, 2019, 08:00 BST Novo Nordisk to achieve target of 100% renewable power in production and launches new ambition aiming for zero environmental impact

Novo Nordisk today announced that it will achieve its target to use only renewable electricity in its global production facilities by 2020. The...


24 Apr, 2019, 17:35 BST National Geographic Society, Campaign for Nature representatives join nations in Canada to push an ambitious global agenda for nature

With only 18 months left before world leaders meet in China to finalize an agreement to address biodiversity loss, reduce historic rates of wildlife...


28 Mar, 2019, 08:00 GMT Computers From Dell, HP and Lenovo Meet Tough Criteria in New TCO Certified

Several brands show leadership in sustainability by certifying notebook and desktop computers according to the stricter criteria in TCO Certified,...


25 Mar, 2019, 07:25 GMT Electrolux Highlights Lower Emissions and Investments for Improved Climate Impact in 2018 Sustainability Report

Electrolux, the appliance industry sustainability leader, today reported a 66% reduction in CO2 emissions from its operations since 2005, and...


22 Mar, 2019, 17:29 GMT Plastic Sustainability: Dominica Contributes Least to Climate Change via Green Ethos - CS Global Partners

Despite being at the forefront of climate change, having been faced with the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and Storm Erika a few years ago, Dominica...


16 Mar, 2019, 05:00 GMT Virgin Founder, Sir Richard Branson Proposes Strategy to Tackle Climate Change

Sir Richard Branson has shared his vision for a Clean Energy Dividend which he hopes will tackle climate change. Writing in his blog today, amid...


28 Feb, 2019, 21:18 GMT Launch of the 2019 European Social Innovation Competition: €150,000 for Three Innovations Reducing Plastic Waste

Today, at an event in Ljubljana, Slovenia, the European Commission launched the 2019 edition of the European Social Innovation Competition. Under the ...


04 Feb, 2019, 07:06 GMT Golden Agri-Resources: The Way Forward for Palm Oil is Sustainable Production, not a Phase Out

Ahead of the original deadline for the adoption of the European Union's (EU) Renewable Energy Directive (RED) II delegated act on Indirect Land Use...


15 Jan, 2019, 15:12 GMT Nestlé Accelerates Action to Tackle Plastic Waste

Nestlé today laid out its broader vision to achieve a waste-free future and announced a series of specific actions towards meeting its April 2018...


10 Jan, 2019, 13:00 GMT Firmenich Joins RE100 and Reaches 100% Renewable Power Across Its European and US Manufacturing Sites

Firmenich is proud to have joined RE100, a global initiative of the world's most influential companies, all committed to 100% renewable power. Today, ...


09 Jan, 2019, 04:00 GMT New EIU Research Highlights Initiatives From Across the Indian Ocean Region Encouraging the Sustainable Development of the Ocean

The report presents case studies of innovative approaches to the most pressing ocean challenges facing the Indian Ocean Rim countries; Case studies...


13 Dec, 2018, 15:03 GMT Cargill Outlines Plan to End Cocoa Deforestation

The Protect Our Planet strategic action plan describes how Cargill will eliminate deforestation from its cocoa supply chain. By 2020, the company...


12 Dec, 2018, 14:34 GMT Costa Rica and the Netherlands to Become NDC Partnership Co-Chairs in 2019 and 2020

At a high-level event on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Conference COP24 honoring two years of collaboration to advance climate and...


12 Dec, 2018, 07:44 GMT Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation: Agreements Worth $3.5 Billion Signed on the Margins of the Africa 2018 Forum

Agreements will invest in infrastructure, foster entrepreneurship and develop Egypt's private sector Following the successful implementation of its...


29 Nov, 2018, 15:56 GMT Italian Exhibition Group: Italy-Egypt Meeting for Sustainable Development and Green Technologies

A 2-Day Event Organized by the Italian Embassy in Cairo in Collaboration with Ecomondo The "Business Forum on water, energy, waste and mobility"will...